1998 • Philolsophy and Ethics Award
Tracy Isaacs was born in Cape Town but was brought to Canada at an early age when her parents emigrated. She now lives in London, Ontario where she has been on the faculty of the University of Western Ontario in the department of philosophy since 1992.
has recently been promoted to associate professor at the university.
which supports the project for the next three years, will enable Tracy
to travel to Australia and Boston to gather research material for her
book. She has already published several articles, books and papers
and received several grants for her work in the past.
has taken full advantage of this advice but has also made time for pursuits
other than study. Concerned with feminist issues, Tracy took an active
role in women's groups at the University of Western Ontario. She is
on the executive of the Women's Caucus, on the President's Standing Committee
on the Safety of Women on Campus and chair of the Department of Philosophy's
committee on Women's concerns. She also advises a committee on how
to incorporate equity concerns in to the University's new collective agreement.
She has traveled widely, both for business and pleasure and has been to the land of her birth four times. Tracy looks forward to returning to South Africa to see the changes that have taken place since her last visit there in 1989.